Steve Covino (soccer)

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Steve Covino
Personal information
Full name Steven Covino
Date of birth (1989-05-17) May 17, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Bristol, Connecticut, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Connecticut FC Azul
Number 24
Youth career
2007–2010 Siena Saints
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Western Mass Pioneers 14 (4)
2011 F.C. New York 13 (2)
2012– Connecticut FC Azul 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 14, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Steve Covino (born May 17, 1989 in Bristol, Connecticut) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Connecticut FC Azul in the USL Premier Development League.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Covino attended Bristol Central High School where he was voted the #1 player in CCC South Conference his senior year. He secured All-Conference honors in his sophomore and junior seasons, earned the team's Playmaker Award and MVP at the conclusion of his junior season, and as a senior he earned Team MVP honors, All-State recognition and All-New England.

He went on to play four years of college soccer at Siena College, where he was an All-MAAC Second Team selection as a sophomore in 2008 and also as a senior in 2010. During his senior campaign at Siena, Covino scored 8 goals in 18 games and also added 4 assists for 20 points. in 2010, he was also voted to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-North Atlantic Region Third Team.[1] He finished his college career with 10 goals and 10 assists in 71 games.[2][2]

During his college years Covino also played with the Western Mass Pioneers in the USL Premier Development League.[3][4][5]

Professional[edit]

Covino signed his first professional contract in 2011 when he was signed by F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division on February 1, 2011.[6] He made his professional debut on April 9, 2011 in New York's first-ever game, a 3-0 loss to Orlando City.[7] He then signed for Connecticut FC Azul on March 27, 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welshman, Covino Earn All-Region Honors - Siena Saints Official Athletic Site". Sienasaints.com. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Steve Covino Signs Pro Contract with FC New York - Siena Saints Official Athletic Site". Sienasaints.com. 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  3. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  4. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Pdl.uslsoccer.com. 2010-08-24. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  5. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 

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